12/3/13

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

Three layers of delicious: Dark Chocolate Mousse, White Chocolate Mousse and Chocolate Cake.

The recipe for this tasty chocolate mousse cake is from Pastry Pal. The instructions have been followed thoroughly and the result is fantastic.

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake

Ingredients
For the chocolate cake layer:
  • 1 stick (112 g) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/3 cups (257 g) sugar
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons (56 g) cocoa powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 oz (56 g) dark chocolate, melted
  • 1 3/4 cups (210 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon (4 g) baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon (3 g) baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1 g) salt
  • 1/2 cup (118 ml) water
  • 1/2 cup (118 ml) milk
For the dark chocolate mousse:
  • 1 teaspoon (3 grams) powdered gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup (105 g) whole milk
  • 6 oz (175 g) good quality dark chocolate (or use milk chocolate if you prefer), finely chopped
  • 1 1/4 cup (280 g) heavy cream

For the white chocolate mousse:
  • 1/2 cup (105 g) whole milk
  • 6 oz (175 g) good quality white chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon (3 grams) powdered gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 cup (180 g) heavy cream

For the chocolate glaze and sauce:
  • 4 oz (112g) dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup (80g) heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the chocolate crunch:
  • 1 cup Rice Crispies cereal, or similar rice cereal
  • 2 oz (56 g) dark chocolate

For another chocolate-topped dessert, try espresso brownies.


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